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Archive for January 7th, 2010

Wockhardt gets tentative approval for Alzheimer’s generic memantine (Namenda) in US

Thursday, January 7, 2010 19:35

India's Wockhardt has received tentative approval generic memantine for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease from US FDA.

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Letrozole for infertility treatment in young women could face a sales ban in India : Reports

Thursday, January 7, 2010 19:33

Letrozole is being prescribed as an infertility treatment to induce ovulation in young women

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Less-toxic picoplatin can beat platinum-resistance; safer to treat colorectal, prostate cancers: Poniard

Thursday, January 7, 2010 17:57

Picoplatin failed to meet a key end-point in non-small cell lung cancer trial

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Amifampridine phosphate to treat Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) gets EU marketing approval

Thursday, January 7, 2010 17:20

Amifampridine phosphate to treat the rare autoimmune disease Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS) has been given marketing approval in Europe.

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Blood thinner prasugrel (Effient) cheaper to treat heart vessel blocks than clopidogrel (Plavix): Study

Thursday, January 7, 2010 16:20

The leading blood-thinning drug prasugrel (Effient) has been found cost-effective for patients with heart disease compared to the popular clopidogrel (Plavix), according to a study.

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